Paradise Found in the Aloha State.

A Message from the Governor

Governor Green is inspired by the hopes, challenges and values of Hawai‘i’s families that encourage him to do his part for the people of our islands — and he is honored to serve as Governor.

Governor Josh Green

Josh Green

About Hawaii

Hawaii, an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean, is a paradise known for its breathtaking natural beauty, vibrant culture, and laid-back atmosphere. Comprising eight main islands, each with its unique charm, Hawaii is a destination that captivates the hearts of travelers from around the world.

Hawaii is renowned for its stunning landscapes, including pristine beaches with powdery white sands, lush rainforests teeming with diverse flora and fauna, and dramatic volcanic terrain. The state’s active volcanoes, such as Kilauea and Mauna Loa, continue to shape the islands and offer a glimpse into the Earth’s geological processes.

A road in Hawaii

Crimes Overview

In Hawaii, the overall crime rates display a mixed pattern. The state’s murder rate is notably lower than the national average, as are the rates for rape and assault. However, robbery and kidnapping rates are higher.

Additionally, burglary and theft rates surpass the national average, whereas vandalism is not a significant concern. Motor vehicle theft rates are elevated, but identity theft rates are lower. Drug offenses do not pose a major concern, and weapon law violations are significantly lower than the national average.

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